Wife of King Arthur.

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  • Guinevere — was the legendary queen consort of King Arthur. She was most famous for her love affair with Arthur s chief knight Sir Lancelot, which first appears in Chrétien de Troyes Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart . This motif was picked up in all the… …   Wikipedia

  • Guinevere — ist ein weiblicher Vorname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Namensträgerinnen 3 Fiktive Personen 4 Weblinks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guinevere — f English: from the Old French form of the Welsh name Gwenhwyfar, composed of the elements gwen white, fair, blessed, holy + hwyfar smooth, soft. It is famous as the name of King Arthur s beautiful wife, who in most versions of the Arthurian… …   First names dictionary

  • Guinevere — fem. proper name, from Welsh Gwenhwyvar, lit. white cheeked …   Etymology dictionary

  • Guinevere — [gwin′əvərgwin′ə vir΄] n. [< Celt; first element < Welsh gwen, white] 1. a feminine name 2. Arthurian Legend the wife of King Arthur and lover of Lancelot: Also Guinever [gwin′əvər] …   English World dictionary

  • Guinevere — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Guinevere est la forme anglaise de Guenièvre, prénom de la dame du roi Arthur. C est un équivalent du prénom Geneviève. Sommaire 1 Astronomie 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Guinevere — /gwin euh vear /, n. 1. Arthurian Romance. wife of King Arthur and mistress of Lancelot. 2. a female given name. * * * ▪ legendary queen of Britain       wife of Arthur, legendary king of Britain, best known in Arthurian romance through the love… …   Universalium

  • Guinevere — noun (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot s lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table • Syn: ↑Guenevere • Topics: ↑Arthurian legend • Instance Hypernyms: ↑fictional… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Guinevere Planitia — Géographie et géologie Coordonnées 21,9° N • 325° E [1] Type de relief …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Guinevere Jones — is a Canadian/Australian fantasy television series and a series of four novels. It revolves around the adventures of the title character as she uses magic to fight evil, while at the same time dealing with problems and difficulties of high school …   Wikipedia

  • Guinevere (disambiguation) — Guinevere is King Arthur s queen in the Arthurian legend.Guinevere may also refer to: * Guinevere (film), a 1999 film not about the Guinevere of legend * Guinevere (1994 film), a television movie about the legendary queen *Guinevere (software),… …   Wikipedia

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